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Scotland cut down 14 million trees to make way for wind turbines

Scotland cut down 14 million trees to make way for wind turbines

https://energynewsbeat.co/scotland-cut-down-14-million-trees-to-make-way-for-wind-turbines/ Scotland, site of the recent United Nations 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) climate summit, has cut down 14 million trees to make room for new wind power installations. As reported in The Herald, the tree removal was for 21 wind turbine projects. “The Scottish Government has moved to reassure that more trees have been planted, but it is unknown what proportion of these are mature plants that play a bigger role in turning carbon into oxygen “A Scottish conservation…

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Scottish Government Wants to Make Emergency Covid-19 Powers Permanent

Scottish Government Wants to Make Emergency Covid-19 Powers Permanent

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP have managed to push through a six-month extension of the Covid-19 emergency powers but are seeking to make the provisions permanent. the Great Expose, 23 August, 2021   The Scottish government has made public a set of proposals to make some of the Covid-19 emergency powers permanent, including the ability to impose lockdowns. Currently, through emergency powers that have been granted to the Scottish National Party (SNP), led by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, they…

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